Biography for I, Matthew Henson : Polar Explorer

McMillan Palgrave

CAROLE BOSTON WEATHERFORD is the award-winning author of 19 books of poetry, nonfiction and children's literature. She resides in High Point, N.C., with her husband, Ronald, and their children, Caresse and Jeffrey. She is the author ofMoses: When Harriet Tubman Led Her People to Freedom, which won a Caldecott Honor.

ERIC VELASQUEZ won the Coretta Scott King/John Steptoe New Talent Award for The Piano Man. He is a graduate of the School of Visual Arts and lives in Hartsdale, New York.